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Search: Posts Made By: Naughtylus
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 05-25-2010
Replies: 96
Views: 6,618
Posted By Naughtylus
My boat was called Adventure when I saw the first...

My boat was called Adventure when I saw the first photograph of her from almost the other side of the globe. It was an adventure buying her, bringing her over here and continues to be so every time I...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 05-25-2010
Replies: 29
Views: 2,557
Posted By Naughtylus
I have a high powered alternator, and also a good...

I have a high powered alternator, and also a good Xantrex battery charger for shore power connection but I love the fact that I have a 60 watt solar panel which keeps on powering up no matter what....
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 09-21-2009
Replies: 7
Views: 2,249
Posted By Naughtylus
If you mean is the climbing harness suitable for...

If you mean is the climbing harness suitable for getting you up the mast, then I would say no problem.
I regularly use my rock climbing harness for going up the mast, and I have no problems...
Forum: Introduce Yourself 09-16-2009
Replies: 7
Views: 306
Posted By Naughtylus
Hi Chuck, Good luck with your boat! For me...

Hi Chuck,
Good luck with your boat!
For me half the enjoyment is in the renovation, general tinkering, and seeing your boat improve.
My last boat looked so much bigger and prouder when I finally...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 09-14-2009
Replies: 24
Views: 3,651
Posted By Naughtylus
I was sailing down from Langkawi to Port Klang...

I was sailing down from Langkawi to Port Klang last year, and looked into this question at length to allay the fears of my wife (someone warned her that I would be in danger of pirates.)
First of...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 09-14-2009
Replies: 94
Views: 10,481
Posted By Naughtylus
The only time I have sailed with in mast furling...

The only time I have sailed with in mast furling was when I was on my RYA skippers course, on a boat borrowed by the training company.
The system was a major pain in the ass, due to it's repeated...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 09-04-2009
Replies: 185
Views: 99,388
Posted By Naughtylus
The asking price came down considerably over a...

The asking price came down considerably over a period of about three months when the PO and I were communicating. This was a 'limited edition' boat, and so the PO and I knew of pretty much all the...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 09-04-2009
Replies: 185
Views: 99,388
Posted By Naughtylus
I have no axe to grind here, but recently bought...

I have no axe to grind here, but recently bought a boat in San Francisco while working in Dubai. The fact was that the only boats on offer of the type I wanted were in the states.

I had a pretty...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 07-21-2009
Replies: 53
Views: 8,881
Posted By Naughtylus
Wink When you go out next time, put her straight on...

When you go out next time, put her straight on the helm.
In my experience, it does wonders.
Does she enjoy swimming? Find a sheltered anchorage and swim off the boat together.

A glass of...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 07-21-2009
Replies: 14
Views: 2,438
Posted By Naughtylus
I work now and again with stainless, and always...

I work now and again with stainless, and always try to use 316 for the boats. The sheet material is reasonably easy to guillotine, or waterjet cut and bend, but beware if you want to drill it using a...
Forum: Chartering 07-19-2009
Replies: 7
Views: 982
Posted By Naughtylus
I chartered a Bristol Channel Cutter in the San...

I chartered a Bristol Channel Cutter in the San Juans in May this year.
In short - it is beautiful.
It must be fantastic in the warmer weather of August - book now!

I went in the spring because...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 07-19-2009
Replies: 18
Views: 2,329
Posted By Naughtylus
Hi guys, I have been producing Vinyl lettering...

Hi guys, I have been producing Vinyl lettering for boats as a sideline for years.
Given the choice, I wouldn't use anything but 3M Vinyl.
It is cast as opposed to being extruded, and therefore...
Forum: Learning to Sail 07-19-2009
Replies: 3
Views: 657
Posted By Naughtylus
I can't help you with the search for your book,...

I can't help you with the search for your book, but I would recommend another :- "The last Grain Race" by Eric Newby, who as a young man again in the thirties, signed on to a clipper ship sailing to...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 07-15-2009
Replies: 9
Views: 1,426
Posted By Naughtylus
Thumbs up I've just had a survey carried out on a boat I'm...

I've just had a survey carried out on a boat I'm buying in San Francisco.
I hired the surveyor over the internet, and paid in advance for what turned out to be a professionally conducted survey, and...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 07-13-2009
Replies: 17
Views: 1,137
Posted By Naughtylus
Maybe it would be worth checking your raw water...

Maybe it would be worth checking your raw water strainer for an air leak.

I had a similar problem recently which was not resolved by replacing the impeller, but was cured by putting in a new ...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 07-13-2009
Replies: 18
Views: 2,437
Posted By Naughtylus
if you have the opportunity, I would mark the...

if you have the opportunity, I would mark the bolts at the point that they project beyond the nuts, take the bolts out, put them in a vise, and cut them to the correct length using a hacksaw or a...
Forum: Learning to Sail 07-05-2009
Replies: 22
Views: 2,464
Posted By Naughtylus
looking at your video clip, I didn't see any...

looking at your video clip, I didn't see any reefing points on your Main.
Did I miss them, or don't you have any?

If not, you might like to contact your nearest sailmaker to have them added.
It...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 06-30-2009
Replies: 11
Views: 812
Posted By Naughtylus
Hi - Remember that your spinnaker pole should be...

Hi - Remember that your spinnaker pole should be set up with its own halyard, on the windward side, at about 90 degrees to the apparent. The line running from the windward clew through the outer end...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 06-08-2009
Replies: 19
Views: 4,963
Posted By Naughtylus
I had a great week's sailing last month in the...

I had a great week's sailing last month in the San Juan Islands on a Bristol Channel Cutter with a jib downhaul.
As Jomsviking said, the downhaul is really useful when there's a bowsprit to deal...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 05-25-2009
Replies: 6
Views: 1,756
Posted By Naughtylus
Battlestick

I had a battle stick on my last boat - a J22.
It is robust, the grip is positive, and the twist-lock extension is very easy to handle as you move along the boat.
Can't report any problems with it....
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum 04-18-2009
Replies: 10
Views: 3,705
Posted By Naughtylus
Good to see The Isle of Wight on Sailnet! I was...

Good to see The Isle of Wight on Sailnet!
I was born in Cowes back in the dim and distant past....!

The video/photo montage seems to work pretty well.
Forum: Sailnet.com Polls 03-29-2009
Replies: 112
Views: 10,089
Posted By Naughtylus
I'm about 15 minutes away until the lemmings come...

I'm about 15 minutes away until the lemmings come out of their offices at 5pm, and it turns into 45 mins!
I can usually be on the water in an hour or so.
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum 03-16-2009
Replies: 35
Views: 5,080
Posted By Naughtylus
Hey Mussnot ! Enjoyed a cruise through your...

Hey Mussnot !
Enjoyed a cruise through your site, and look forward to seeing how things progress - good luck and maybe see you somewhere in the Med.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 03-08-2009
Replies: 19
Views: 1,503
Posted By Naughtylus
Congratulations Ian - Makes a big difference...

Congratulations Ian - Makes a big difference actually 'going somewhere' doesn't it !
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 02-27-2009
Replies: 10
Views: 9,185
Posted By Naughtylus
I really enjoy sailing my J22 single-handed. ...

I really enjoy sailing my J22 single-handed.
Yesterday I made a short coastal hop around the Dubai Palm in 10 - 12 knots, sailing solo.
While a tiller minding device like the one pictured would no...
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